John Dalton, 1776

Name
John /Dalton/
Given names
John
Surname
Dalton
Birth about 1776

Calculated from date of conviction.

Immigration October 13, 1791 (aged 15 years)
Text:

This book records that he was transported aboard the ship 'Atlantic' with the Third Fleet, arriving in the colony 20 Aug 1791.

Note: John was a convict. He was sentenced to seven year…

John was a convict. He was sentenced to seven years transportation on 24 Oct 1787 at the Old Bailey. He sailed aboard the ship 'Abermarle' which departed Portsmouth, England in 1791 as part of the Third Fleet and arrived at Sydney on 13 Oct 1791.

Old Bailey Record: Theft, grand larceny 24 Oct 1787. JOHN LEAR aged 13, and JOHN DALTON, aged 11, were indicted for stealing, on the 28th of September, a cotton shawl, value 3 s. the property of Edward Fellows. EDWARD FELLOWS sworn. I am a haberdasher , No. 19, Tottenham-court-road ; I lost a shawl out of my shop; the prisoners took it out of the middle of the shop; it was upon a horse which we hang them on to shew; I did not see either of the boys take it; I saw it about three hours before, about ten in the morning; I did not see the boys about the shop ever; I did not sell it. ROBERT HANMER sworn. I live opposite the prosecutor's; about one, on the 28th of September, I saw three lads walking to and fro' the prosecutor's house; I saw one of the lads go up to the street door, the shop door is in the middle of the shop, and he unhooked a shawl that was hanging in the front of the shop; that boy is not here, he has since escaped; the woman at the next door came out, seeing them lurking about the door, and bade them go away; the boys then walked about twenty yards from Mr. Fellows's; then they all three came back together, and the biggest of the prisoners went into the shop, and took this shawl, which I have in my pocket, from the horse that was in the shop; the shawl has been in my possession ever since; I then ran after the boy, and the tallest boy that took the shawl, gave it to Dalton, as they were running; about twenty yards from the house, he put it in the bosom of his coat, and I took it from him; I took the two prisoners, the third boy ran away. (the shawl deposed to.) Prisoner Lear. I do not know what to say. Prisoner Dalton. I do not know. BOTH GUILTY. Transported for seven years. Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.

MarriageElizabeth MorrisView this family
Type: Common
about 1792 (aged 16 years)
Emigration November 15, 1794 (aged 18 years)
Note: John was a crewman aboard the ship 'Salamander' which sailed from Sydney on 15 Nov 1794, headed for Norfolk Island and then on to India.
Death

Family with Elizabeth Morris
himself
1776
Birth: about 1776
Death:
wife
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: about 1792New South Wales, Australia
14 months
daughter
17931837
Birth: February 12, 1793 17 15Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1837Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
William Kentwell + Elizabeth Morris
partner’s partner
17611809
Birth: March 23, 1761Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 1809Green Hills, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
wife
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: January 21, 1796Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
step-son
1799
Birth: November 24, 1799 38 21Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
3 years
step-daughter
18021881
Birth: 1802 40 24Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 8, 1881Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
step-son
Kentwell, John (1804-1897)
18041897
Birth: about 1804 42 26New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 9, 1897Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
step-daughter
18061881
Birth: about 1806 44 28New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1881Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
step-daughter
18091867
Birth: about 1809 47 31New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 24, 1867Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Murtagh Shields + Elizabeth Morris
partner’s partner
1835
Birth:
Death: 1835Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
wife
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: about 1813New South Wales, Australia
1 month
step-son
18131890
Birth: February 3, 1813 35Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 1, 1890Central Cumberland, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Thomas Thompkins + Elizabeth Morris
partner’s partner
17911829
Birth: about 1791
Death: December 1829New South Wales, Australia
wife
17781852
Birth: about 1778
Death: January 25, 1852Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: August 21, 1820Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-5 years
step-son
18151893
Birth: August 15, 1815 24 37Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1893Central Cumberland, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-daughter
18171893
Birth: October 29, 1817 26 39Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 2, 1893Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
ImmigrationSmee, C.J., comp., Third Fleet families of Australia... Artarmon, N.S.W., Third Fleet Families of Australia: 1991
Text:

This book records that he was transported aboard the ship 'Atlantic' with the Third Fleet, arriving in the colony 20 Aug 1791.

BirthView

Calculated from date of conviction.

Immigration

John was a convict. He was sentenced to seven years transportation on 24 Oct 1787 at the Old Bailey. He sailed aboard the ship 'Abermarle' which departed Portsmouth, England in 1791 as part of the Third Fleet and arrived at Sydney on 13 Oct 1791.

Old Bailey Record: Theft, grand larceny 24 Oct 1787. JOHN LEAR aged 13, and JOHN DALTON, aged 11, were indicted for stealing, on the 28th of September, a cotton shawl, value 3 s. the property of Edward Fellows. EDWARD FELLOWS sworn. I am a haberdasher , No. 19, Tottenham-court-road ; I lost a shawl out of my shop; the prisoners took it out of the middle of the shop; it was upon a horse which we hang them on to shew; I did not see either of the boys take it; I saw it about three hours before, about ten in the morning; I did not see the boys about the shop ever; I did not sell it. ROBERT HANMER sworn. I live opposite the prosecutor's; about one, on the 28th of September, I saw three lads walking to and fro' the prosecutor's house; I saw one of the lads go up to the street door, the shop door is in the middle of the shop, and he unhooked a shawl that was hanging in the front of the shop; that boy is not here, he has since escaped; the woman at the next door came out, seeing them lurking about the door, and bade them go away; the boys then walked about twenty yards from Mr. Fellows's; then they all three came back together, and the biggest of the prisoners went into the shop, and took this shawl, which I have in my pocket, from the horse that was in the shop; the shawl has been in my possession ever since; I then ran after the boy, and the tallest boy that took the shawl, gave it to Dalton, as they were running; about twenty yards from the house, he put it in the bosom of his coat, and I took it from him; I took the two prisoners, the third boy ran away. (the shawl deposed to.) Prisoner Lear. I do not know what to say. Prisoner Dalton. I do not know. BOTH GUILTY. Transported for seven years. Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr. Justice HEATH.

Emigration

John was a crewman aboard the ship 'Salamander' which sailed from Sydney on 15 Nov 1794, headed for Norfolk Island and then on to India.

Shared note

De facto relationship between 1792 and 1793.